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LumièreLa Mer (1895)

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"The Sea"

Swimming in the Sea (aka Lumiere No. 11) is an approximately 40-second long actuality of four boys and a woman running down a small, makeshift pier and diving in the ocean.

Country: France
Release Date:
France 28 December 1895 (Paris)
UK 20 February 1896 (London)
Finland 28 June 1896
Also Known As (AKA)
Baignade en mer France (original title)
Hafvet Finland (Swedish title)
La mer (undefined)
Meri Finland (informal title)
Meri ihmeellisine kylpykuvauksineen Finland
Sea Bathing UK (informal title)
The Sea USA

This movie is part of the collection: Silent Films

Director: Lumière
Producer: Lumière
Production Company: Lumière
Sponsor: GenX
Audio/Visual: Silent, Black and white
Keywords: Lumière; Short; Documentary; Sea;

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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Runtime: 1 min
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
Film negative format (mm/video inches)
35 mm (1 perf. per frame)
Cinematographic process Cinématographe
Printed film format 35 mm

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